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Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 24

9:52 AM CST on February 24, 2023

    • Downtown Chicago now has more residents than it did before the pandemic (Bloomberg)
    • Audio of RTA Chairman Kirk Dillard speaking at a City Club of Chicago luncheon (WGN)
    • Chicago mayoral candidates sound off on big issues, such as CTA and transit resources (WBBM)
    • Fullerton Avenue face-lift in Belmont Cragin to begin in spring (Sun-Times)
    • CBS Chicago takes a tour of the Bronzeville neighborhood with Shermann "Dilla" Thomas
    • Rockford scores $375K grant to study return of passenger rail (WIFR)
    • CTA pausing weekend Blue Line service between Addison and Western for repairs (CBS Chicago)
    • Chicago mayoral race spotlights cities’ post-pandemic struggles (Christian Science Monitor)
    • Norfolk Southern's Ohio derailment reinvigorates Englewood's fight to keep their community safe (Block Club)

Streetsblog Chicago will be on a light publishing schedule this week, including Today’s Headlines and occasional posts.

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